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Paid Sick Days for Parents Benefit Kids, Schools

It’s back to school season! Educators and students are back in school, after many have prepared much of the summer. Families are once again preparing for an even more hectic juggling act. And with the new school year, and changing weather, comes the likelihood of sick children. While no parent plans for children to get More…

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Back to School in Illinois!

Lily was in Illinois on September 22 for NEA’s 2014 Back to School Tour. She saw examples of great ELL and STEM programs, met with ESP members, and talked to media about Voter Registration Day. [View the story "NEA Back to School 2014: Illinois" on Storify]

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Students Lose at Expense of Taxpayer-Funded Vouchers

Like millions of our colleagues, we became teachers so we could make a difference in the lives of our students. Whether it was a school in the suburbs of Salt Lake City or in the middle of Racine, what we wanted for our students was to teach them, to inspire them, to help them become More…

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Our First Rabble Rousers-Agitadores Book Signing!

Have you heard of the book Rabble Rousers- Agitadores? It chronicles ordinary people who dared to dream. They used their voices, commitment and passion to organize communities to fight injustice.

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What Was I Doing in New Jersey?

NEA’s Back to School Tour continues in New Jersey. Lily met with educators, community leaders and the students they love. [View the story "NEA Back to School 2014: New Jersey" on Storify]

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What I Did in Texas this Week…

Lily visited several schools, met with superintendents, shared with members, listened to educators and interacted with beautiful children eager to learn. Check out some of the highlights. [View the story "NEA Back to School 2014: Texas" on Storify]

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Time to Scale Back School Testing

Do you remember a teacher or other school employee who made a difference in your life? Perhaps someone who really brought an academic subject to life, or who simply helped you through a difficult time?